The first table below looks at the demand for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 188 177 183
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 15 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.26% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 39
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £33.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+50.74% -18.29%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5382 6585 7214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.00% 92.59% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4836 5254
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 170 166
Average hourly rate £18.46 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.90 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
WPF Developer
London

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) WPF
2 29 (90.63%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) Front Office
4 16 (50.00%) .NET
5 15 (46.88%) Banking
6 13 (40.63%) MVVM
7 10 (31.25%) Low Latency
7 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (21.88%) TDD
10 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) SQL
11 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
11 5 (15.63%) MSTest
11 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
12 4 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
12 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (12.50%) MVC
12 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
12 4 (12.50%) WinForms
13 3 (9.38%) Scrum
13 3 (9.38%) Web Services

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MSTest
2 3 (9.38%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.25%) Moq
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 17 (53.13%) Front Office
2 15 (46.88%) Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Finance
4 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) WPF
2 16 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
3 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (12.50%) WinForms
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
5 3 (9.38%) WCF
5 3 (9.38%) LINQ
6 2 (6.25%) Ninject
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (3.13%) Rendezvous
7 1 (3.13%) HTML
7 1 (3.13%) MDX
7 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.38%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVVM
2 10 (31.25%) Low Latency
3 8 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (21.88%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Use Case
8 1 (3.13%) Greeks
8 1 (3.13%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) XAML
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Basel III
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago